To find yourself jilted is a blow to your pride. Do your best to forget it and if you don't succeed, at least pretend to.
One dies only once, and then for such a long time
It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.
The beautiful eyes of my cash-box.
Birth is nothing where virtue is not
Books and marriage go ill together.
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
Perfect good sense shuns all extremity, content to couple wisdom with sobriety
Don't appear so scholarly, pray. Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood.
My fair one, let us swear an eternal friendship.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain